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Pixies4 of 13Pixie Bookends, not Gerdago, "Contemplar" by Henri Fugere, C. 1927Danseuses Des Indies By Ignacio Gallo, C1927, Millefiori Shade. 3rd example.
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Posted 4 years ago


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This pixie lamp belonged to my mom. I believe it has a marble base and ivory hands and face, but not sure. It's quite heavy. I would like to know who made it, approximately when it was made, etc. I'm not sure when my mom purchased it, but always remember it being in our home. Any information would be helpful. Thanks.

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  1. rlwindle rlwindle, 4 years ago
    It is a French Art Deco Piece, are there any marks on the bottom. It is beautiful.
  2. nancylou, 4 years ago
    No marks that I've been able to see, but I'll check again.
  3. rlwindle rlwindle, 4 years ago
    Look around the base of the metal parts for a name. I believe it is a Gerdago sculpture, is is very smillar to his style. Select images on Google and fill in his name.
  4. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 4 years ago
    Have to agree with rlwindle...
  5. Savoychina1 Savoychina1, 4 years ago
    In red ...

  6. nancylou, 4 years ago
    Thank you all very much. So, it's Gerdago and alabaster, not marble, base. I appreciate you all, thanks, again.
  7. Dreamn, 4 years ago
    I'm searching for info on the same item. Mine belonged to my great grandmother and has been handed down over the years and recently passed to me. Here's a link I found...
    We call ours "The Dancing Lady"
  8. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 4 years ago
    I have seen many lamps like this and some exactly like this at several of the auction sites lately. I even seen some this week. There seems to be no shortage. When sold by auction they are getting up to 750 or so for an identical one. Nice piece.
  9. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 4 years ago
    Also if you look up the work by the Art Deco sculptor, Gerdago. His work was very much like this, if it was not designed by him in the first place.
  10. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 4 years ago
    Also the glass is by Millefours also, if I have not spelled it incorrectly. You should have no trouble finding pieces like it often for sale. I find some every week it seems lately, they seem to be all coming out of the woodwork now !!~
  11. PhilDavidAlexanderMorris PhilDavidAlexanderMorris, 1 year ago
    Sorry I was mistaken. Apparently not Gerdago. I have posted a page from the Encyclopedia of Bronzes around page 1173 which gives the real artists name as Ignacio Gallo. This one is made by the Hirsch foundry with the glass ball. The most desirable ones come with a Millefiori glass ball shade. I also see that this one pictured has a break in the leg which has been repaired at one time. I now have both one like this and the beautiful one with the millefiori shade which I just love.

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